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From the legalzoom studios in Washington legalzoom where life makes legal I'm bill Rakoff and thanks for joining us the Iowa caucuses are coming up and it's going to be the first big step to see how the presidential candidates to lay out in front of the voters joining us on the ground in Iowa CBS news campaign reporter Rebecca Kaplan and Rebecca thank you so much for taking the time with us today let's start off by talking about the caucuses themselves because for people who are used to the primary the process the caucuses are a little bit of a different animal aren't day absolutely different animal bell what happens is Iowans are going to gather in groups ranging from a few dozen to several hundred in designated areas across the state this can be church basements school gymnasiums auditoriums anything to hold the crowd and people will go stand in areas that are represented by the candidate they want to support you have representatives from each campaign makes because about why people should be on their team support their candidate and then everyone divides himself up then whoever is in charge of this what's called a precinct site will count and see how much support each candidate has those who do not hit the fifteen percent threshold those that people have to decide whether they want to go and support a different candidate whether they want to just move into a group of unaligned voters or if they just want to leave the caucus entirely and they'll do one round of what's called realignment where people get to redistribute and then they take a final count and that is what.

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